September 5, 2012 RSS feed / People/Social

Town offers computer classes for seniors

Town of Oyster Bay residents, 50 and over can learn how to use a computer by registering for the fall sessions starting on Sept. 1 through Oct. 3 at the William P. Bennett Hicksville Community Center, 28 W. Carl Street, Hicksville. More...

Healthy habits handling uncooked foods are important in food establishments and in the home

Since 1985, contact by infected food service workers with ready-to-eat foods has been the third most frequently reported cause of foodborne illness in New York State. More...

Senator Hannon honors Eagle Scout Matthew Cooper

Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau) honored Eagle Scout Matthew J. Cooper, of Boy Scout Troop 689 of Seaford, presenting him with a New York State Senate Citation and a New York State flag in recognition of his achievement. More...

HOMETOWN HEROS

Airman Almodovar graduates and Airman Joseph Riotta completes military training

Air Force Airman Irving M. Almodovar graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. A 2011 graduate of Plainedge High School, Massapequa, he is the son of Salvatore Forlani of Wantagh. More...

Calling all singing Catholics

St. Joseph’s Choir invites Catholic singers to join a community of likeminded Catholic voices. If you are age 14 or older you are invited to be part of the renowned St. Joseph’s Choir. More...

Towers of Freedom Military monument Mass Sunday

One of the steel beams representing the two World Trade Center Towers and to be incorporated into the Towers of Freedom Military Memorial being built in Massapequa will be blessed at a Mass at St. Rose of Lima R.C. Church Sun., Sept. 9. More...

Safe boating courses being offered

Safe boating courses, free vessel safety checks and more are available from America’s Boating Club®, the United States Power Squadrons®. With squadrons across Long Island, there’s one near you. More...

Fighting fall allergies: The best treatments to feel better fast

HEALTHY Lifestyles

(ARA) - Sneezing, stuffiness, a runny nose - these symptoms don’t always indicate a cold. They also can be hallmarks of hay fever for one in five Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies. More...

Underaged drinking: Raise the subject before they raise the glass

(NAPS)—There’s welcome news for parents who have yet to have a discussion with their son or daughter about underage drinking. More...

The McGarrys of Massapequa Park celebrate 50 years of marriage

John and Maryann McGarry of Massapequa Park recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple are high school sweethearts. John lived in Biltmore Shores, Massapequa and Maryann (Versichelli) grew up in Massapequa Park. More...

Major General Patrick A. Murphy reenlists

Major General Patrick A. More...